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Large-format, newsprint newsletters designed and produced by Storefront staff for nearly every exhibition since 1982. In 2009, all existing newsletters were digitized for Storefront Newsprints: 1982-2009, a large-format book produced by the organization’s staff.



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by Association of Architects Bosnia-Herzegovina (Das-Sabih)
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SATURDAY FEBRUARY 4, 1995 – SATURDAY MARCH 18, 1995 Warchitecture-Sarajevo: A Wounded City  is a multi-media exhibition that shows the documentation of the destruction of architecture in Sarajevo through photographs, films, audio-tape, and personal testimony. Created by the Bosnia-Herzegovina Association of Architects (Das-Sabih) in Sarajevo between May 1992 and October 1993,  Warchitecture  describes the combined physical and psychological assault against the civilian population through...
Topics: War, Destruction, Sarajevo, Photographs, Films, Audio-Tape, Personal Testimony, Physical,...
FRIDAY OCTOBER 19, 1990 – SATURDAY NOVEMBER 17, 1990 Dan Hoffman's works on view at the Storefront shows a recurrent concern with material processes in architectural constructions, the increasing separation of the architect from the site, and the conditions of buildings. Hoffman’s concern about reestablishing body’s relation to building activities was reflected in six studies of building formwork, each contains and directs liquid materials such as concrete, resin, lead, and wax. The...
Topics: Material Process, Body, Construction, Liquid Material, Formwork, Inversion
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by Jenny Holzer, Alfredo Jaar, Krystof Wodiczko, Kate Ericson, Mel Ziegler
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THURSDAY JANUARY 14, 1988 – SATURDAY FEBRUARY 13, 1988 Temporary Public Art  explores the work of five artists who embrace temporality as inspiration for the production of public art. The exhibition includes documentation of and elements from temporary projects by Jenny Holzer, Alfredo Jaar, Krystof Wodiczko, Kate Ericson and Mel Ziegler. In criticizing the professionalization of public art production, these artists sought to question the assumptions of artistic interventions in public space.
Topics: Public Art, Temporality
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 13, 1991 – SATURDAY OCTOBER 26, 1991 As questions concerning human's relationship with nature took on a surging urgency in the early 1990s, Storefront embarked on a series of ecology-themed exhibitions. T wo triangular spaces were created within the gallery space t o accommodate Mel Chin’s installation  The State of Heaven . At the west end of the gallery, a large hand-knotted carpet floated above the heads of the viewers. Its condition represents the global meteorological...
Topics: Nature, 1990s, Ecology, Carpet, Meteorology, Ozone Layer, Monitors, Fractal Program
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Performance A to Z celebrated the opening of the Storefront for Art and Architecture at 51 Prince St. in New York City in 1982. The series of performance was coordina­ted by Arlene Schloss and RL Seltman. Each of the 26 participating artists, performers and musicians was assigned a letter of the alphabet; every evening at 8pm, from Sept. 18 - Oct. 13, for 26 consecutive nights, a different artist carried out a performance in the gallery space or the nearby sidewalk. All performances were free...
Topics: storefront window, new york city, soho, performance
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by Franklin Furnace
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by Lebbeus Woods,
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WEDNESDAY MAY 4, 1994 – SATURDAY JUNE 11, 1994 After a six-year hiatus, Lebbeus Woods returned to the public with an exhibition that consists of a manifesto for the citizens of Sarajevo, where the destruction of the built environment affects the daily life of its citizens. Woods’ manifesto introduces means of incorporating change into daily routines and embracing transition as an unavoidable force in daily life. 
Topics: Manifesto, Destruction, Citizen, Daily Routine
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by Ottmar Hörl, Gabriela Seifert, Götz Stöckmann
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TUESDAY MARCH 27, 1990 – SATURDAY APRIL 21, 1990 Formalhaut  is a West German team comprised of architects Gabriela Seifert, Götz Stöckmann, and artist Ottmar Hörlat. The exhibition features an installation of 100 toy robots that “performed” during the opening. Other projects of  Formalhaut  took the form of temporary installations that alter the perceptions of space and scale. Through constructions, the team seeks to challenge the presuppositions of the built environment. The...
Topics: West German, Robot, Installation, Video, Lecture, Frankfurt, Object, Photo Documentation
WEDNESDAY MAY 3, 1989 – SATURDAY MAY 27, 1989 Influenced by the philosophy of Rudolf Steiner and by the folk art of his native Hungary, Imre Makovecz produced organic architectures that pose a challenge to modernism. Makovecz's architectures speak of a universal and divine phenomenon. The exhibition presents a selection of projects: churches, residential projects, the Sarospatak Cultural Center, and community centers, as well as projects created with architecture students during...
Topics: Organic, Universal, Divinity, Church, Residential, Cultural Center, Community Center, Visegràd...
THURSDAY APRIL 28, 1988 – SATURDAY MAY 28, 1988 From  Destruction to Construction  presents an overview of the work of Japanese-born artist Tadashi Kawamata, known for using scrap wood to build precarious scaffolds around vacant lots and buildings. The projects included in the exhibition respond to the history of human interaction with sites around New York. From a median strip between Grand and Broome Streets to a group of semi-demolished buildings in Harlem. Often shaped like twisters,...
Topics: Wood, Scaffolds, Vacant Lots, New York, Broome Street, Harlem
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by Robert Parker
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MONDAY SEPTEMBER 3, 1984 – SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 30, 1984 Exhibition of the work of New York-based artist and sculptor Robert Parker. Parker also participated in  After Tilted Arc , a group exhibition held at Storefront in the following year.
Topics: After Tilted Arc, Sculpture
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by äda ‘web, Cherise Fong, Toland Grinnell, Jenny Holzer, Ainatte Inbal, Muntadas, Matthew Ritchie, Vivian Selbo, Julia Scher, Andrea Scott, Benjamin Weil, Lawrence Weiner
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TUESDAY OCTOBER 28, 1997 – SATURDAY NOVEMBER 29, 1997 Founded in late 1994, äda ‘web is one of the earliest artist collectives to focus on the Internet as its medium. Acting as a “digital foundry,” the studio is structured as a dialogical interface among a network of practitioners, providing design and technological expertise for artists to participate in online experiments.  Map the Gap  traces the collaborative processes between äda ‘web and these artists, which led to the...
Topics: Artist Collective, Foundry, Digital, Website, Documents, Sketches, Cut-Out, Story-Board, Maquettes,...
THURSDAY JULY 15, 1999 – SATURDAY AUGUST 7, 1999 Smoking Buildings  was a retrospective of Dutch artist Jos Vulto, curated by Adrian Dannatt. Photographs, paper-based works, and smoke-imprinted shrouds documented Vulto’s processes of “smoking” or “rooking” buildings. "Rooking" is a labor-intensive process normally applied to Dutch food production. Vulto’s projects often include securing a site, sealing off its orifices with cloth and burning sawdust in its interior....
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Topic: New York, Chicago, Ghetto, James Baldwin, Robert Moses, Post WW II, Urban Renewal, Housing Act,...
TUESDAY MARCH 8, 2005 – SATURDAY APRIL 30, 2005 For the first time,   Air Architecture  presented Yves Klein’s architectural projects and theories,  with particular attention to his idea of "the void" as an immaterial architecture. Relying upon the four elements — air, water, fire, and earth — Klein envisioned a world in which man lives in harmony with the four natural elements through  Air Architecture . Famous for his blue-themed monochromes and performances, Klein had a...
Topics: The Void, Immaterial, Four Elements
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by Steve Barry
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FRIDAY OCTOBER 14, 1988 – SATURDAY NOVEMBER 12, 1988 Poseidon  is an installation designed as a direct response to Storefront’s architectural space. The artist took inspiration from the long triangular shape of the gallery as a scaled image over distance. The installation included a series of works referred to by Steve Barry as “mechanical performances”. The arrival of a visitor would trigger sequential movements, cinematic images, and audio effects from the installation.
Topics: Installation, Space, Triangular, Scale, Kinetic
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by Yukinori Yanagi
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TUESDAY DECEMBER 18, 1990 – SATURDAY JANUARY 19, 1991 Sculptor Yukinori Yanagi’s installation at Storefront takes advantage of the gallery’s triangular shape by hanging mirrors on the converging two walls to create the illusion of a circular space. The reflection was layered with colored light reflected from red panels installed on half of the floor and ceiling to symbolize the rising sun.
Topics: Triangular, Circular Space, Reflection, Colored Light, Red, Sun
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Topics: Eyal Weizman, Rafi Segal, The Politics of Israeli Architecture
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by Gunther Domenig
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SATURDAY MARCH 21, 1992 – SATURDAY APRIL 25, 1992 Memory of the Future  presents two major projects by Austrian architect Gunther Domenig: the Steinhaus in Steindorf and the Funder Factory. The presented materials are drawings, photographs, models, and video documentation of the construction sites. 
Topics: Austrian, Drawings, Photographs, Models, Videos, Construction Site
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by Gabu Heindl, Drehli Robnik, Ruti Sela, Maayan Amir, Yossi Atia, Itamar Rose, Ari Libsker, Ila Bêka, Louise Lemoine,
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TUESDAY MARCH 25, 2008 – SATURDAY MAY 3, 2008 1. Mock-Ups in Close-Up   March 25 2008 – April 5 2008 Architectural Models in Cinema 1927 – 2007 A video project by Gabu Heindl and Drehli Robnik, 2008 (105′, running on loop) 2. Come to Israel: It’s hot and wet and we have the Humus   April 8 2008 – April 19 2008 Role Playing in Military Practices, Sexual Practices and Videotaping Video works by Ruti Sela & Maayan Amir and Yossi Atia & Itamar Rose Curated by Joshua Simon 3....
Topics: Joshua Simon, Ila Bêka, Louise Lemoine, king Vidor, Housing Problems, The Fountainhead, Peter...
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Topics: Common Places, Mikael Levin
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by Hani Rashid
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SATURDAY DECEMBER 12, 1998 With works by Benjamin Aranda, Beril Guvendik, Lukas Huggenberger, Ryan Hullinger, Yanni Kaklamanis, Kak Lai, Stephen Luk, Ben Pollard, Qiang Su, Philippe Waelle, and Daniel Yang.
Topics: Benjamin Aranda, Beril Guvendik, Lukas Huggenberger, Ryan Hullinger, Yanni Kaklamanis, Kak Lai,...
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FRIDAY FEBRUARY 20, 2009 – TUESDAY MARCH 31, 2009 ” The architecture …/… will be a means of modifying present conceptions of time and space… It will be a means of knowledge and a means of actions.”  Gilles Ivain alias Ivan Chtcheglov, 1958 We act to defend architecture that is plural, used, complex, diverse, real, and alive; architecture that is about action and interaction, formation and deformation, transformation, and appropriation. Situation Room as a playground for [re]...
Topics: Playground, Everyday, Furnishing, Domestic, Experiment, Boxes, Urban Infrastructure,...
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by Tony Feher
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Topics: Sculpture, Styrofoam, Tony Feher
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by James Bradbury, Dan Coma, Thomas K. Davis, Luc Deleu, Koen Deprez, Michael A. Manfredi, Michael Mindlin, Thomas Navin, Kyong Park, Steve Piersanti, Frederic Schwartz, Chip Sullivan, Terence Riley, Johanna Vandenbulcke, Rod W. Whatley
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SATURDAY APRIL 23, 1983 – SUNDAY MAY 15, 1983 Portfolios in Architecture  features the work of young architects from the United States and Belgium. Each of the 15 participants displayed a portfolio of works comprised of full-sized drawings and photographs.
Topics: Portfolio, Belgium, Drawings, Photographs
SATURDAY OCTOBER 12, 1985 – SATURDAY NOVEMBER 2, 1985 As part of the ongoing  Homeless at Home  project, Storefront invited artists and public members to create simple stencil representations of the widespread problem of homelessness in New York City. The project’s initiators encouraged artists to use these stencils on the streets to bring about public awareness on the issue. Storefront also provided supplementary materials that included contact information of lawyers. These lawyers would...
Topics: Homeless, Stencil, Representation, Drawings, Models, Lawyers, Police, Open Call
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by Diller + Scofidio
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THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 10, 1987 – SATURDAY OCTOBER 3, 1987 Bodybuildings  is the first solo exhibition of New York-based practice Diller + Scofidio, a collaborative architecture studio whose work often involves performance, bodily apparatuses, and architectural sets. The body of work presented in this exhibition includes a selection of Diller + Scofidio’s early projects in the form of drawings, models, photographs, installations, objects, and texts.
Topics: Performance, Bodily Apparatus, Drawing, Model, Photograph, Installation, Text
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TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 1990 – SATURDAY OCTOBER 13, 1990 Launched shortly after the collapse of the Berlin Wall and the consequent disintegration of the Eastern Bloc,  Project Atlas  is an international design competition soliciting proposals for the reuse and transformation of one of the iconic architectural artifacts of the Cold War - the Atlas nuclear missile silos. The site of the competition is a group of twelve newly-decommissioned silos located in the region surrounding Plattsburg Air...
Topics: Berlin Wall, Eastern Bloc, Reuse, Transformation, Missile Silo, Air Force, Proposals, Vito Acconci,...
TUESDAY DECEMBER 9, 1997 – SATURDAY JANUARY 17, 1998 Gordon Kipping’s solo exhibition  RUSS (Residual Urban Site Strategies)  presents a building prototype for a narrow site in Manhattan’s Lower East Side. With electronic screens attached to the panelized interior surfaces, the discomfort the narrow space brings about is transformed into a visually stimulating environment. Interestingly, Storefront closely resembles the proportions of the proposed residential unit, allowing a full-scale...
Topics: Prototype, Narrow, Electronic Screen, Interior, Visual Stimulation, Mock-Up
SATURDAY MARCH 14, 1998 – TUESDAY APRIL 14, 1998 Storefront, in conjunction with Thread Waxing Space, Pratt Institute, Columbia University, and Cornell University presents  Experimental Architecture,  the first major exhibition of the work of the experimental British architecture collaborative Archigram in North America. The exhibition includes the work of Ron Herron, with over 400 drawings, models, multi-media installations, magazines, and re-created environments.
Topics: Thread Waxing Space, Pratt Institute, Columbia University, Cornell University, Ron Herron,...
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by Didier Fiuza Faustino, Bureau des Mésarchitectures
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TUESDAY MAY 13, 2008 – SATURDAY JUNE 28, 2008 May 13, 2008 7pm Storefront inaugurated a solo exhibition of French artist and architect Didier Fiuza Faustino and his Paris-based practice Bureau des Mésarchitectures (Mathieu Herbelin, Cláudia Martinho, Tony Matias, Guillaume Viaud). Faustino’s large-scale onsite installation (G)HOST IN THE (S)HELL, designed specifically for Storefront for Art and Architecture, occupies the entire gallery and engages its iconic façade by temporarily...
Topics: Installation, Façade, Public/Private, Body, Performance, Immersive
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by Jan Kaplicky, Amanda Levete
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FRIDAY MAY 1, 1992 – SATURDAY JUNE 6, 1992 Headed by Jan Kaplicky and Amanda Levete, London-based architecture practice Future Systems explores the application of advanced and adaptive technology in architecture. Influenced by automotive, marine, aviation, and space industries, Future Systems envisions a new generation of ecological architecture defined by its versatility, efficiency, and performance. Merging the technological with the organic, their projects utilized advanced industrial...
Topics: Technology, Automotive, Marine, Aviation, Space Industry, Ecological Architecture, Organic,...
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 6, 1993 – FRIDAY MARCH 19, 1993 John Bennett, George Bennett, Chien-Ming Chao, Adonis Cleanthous, Irena Ivanovich, Ray-Han Jin, Andrea Ljahnicky, Chung-Ting Lo, Senhiko Nakata, Jordan Parnass, Astrid Perlbinder, Eric Worcester Distraction/Surveillance  is an installation created by final-year students from the Graduate School of Architecture at Colombia University under the supervision of Hani Rashid. The exhibition was to question the role of architecture and image-making...
Topics: Installation, Student, Columbia University, Image-Making, Information, John Bennett, George...
SATURDAY APRIL 3, 1993 – SATURDAY MAY 1, 1993 In  Body Object Landscape , Michele Saee examined architecture as a spatial extension of all of the senses of the body beyond visual ones. His architectural work emphasizes the role of the human hand in the creative process, in attempting to counteract the proliferation of machine-created forms.
Topics: Body, Senses, Hand, Creative, Machine
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by Russel Epprecht
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THURSDAY APRIL 2, 1987 – SUNDAY APRIL 26, 1987 Mexican Visions  presents the work of painter and writer Russell Epprecht. The exhibition features Epprecht's paintings inspired by a sojourn in Huautla, near the Sierra Mazateca mountains of Mexico. The paintings, which were completed in New York, combine figural abstraction with emotional intensity. These works formed what Epprecht refers to as ‘an incomplete post-modern Tarot deck’.  Titles of the works include “Fire God,”...
Topics: Painting, Huautla, Sierra Mazateca, Mexico, Abstraction, Emotion
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by Center for Urban Pedagogy
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Topics: Kyong Park, Sarah Herda, Storefront, The Archive Project
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by Rob Ley, Joshua Stein
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TUESDAY JUNE 2, 2009 – SATURDAY AUGUST 1, 2009 An installation at Storefront for Art and Architecture by Rob Ley and Joshua Stein Reef  redefines the role of the architectural envelope by capitalizing on emerging material technology to imbue space with behavioral qualities. In this installation at Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York, the public engaged in the new social nuances revealed as an exhibition is redefined by exploding the perceived ‘wall’ separating private and...
Topics: installation, envelope, material technology, behavioral, public/private, wall, membrane,...
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by Gramazio & Kohler
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WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 30, 2009 – SATURDAY NOVEMBER 14, 2009 Pike Loop installation construction period: October 5-27, 2009 On public display: October 27, 2009-September 17, 2010 Demolition on September 17, 2010 Location:  Pike Street between Division Street and East Broadway ( map )  In September 2009, Storefront for Art and Architecture inaugurated an exhibition of the work of Swiss architects  Gramazio & Kohler   , Architecture and Digital Fabrication, ETH Zurich and, in conjunction...
Topics: Ribot, Installation, Pike Street, Division Street, East Broadway, Swiss, Architecture and Digital...
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FRIDAY DECEMBER 6, 1985 – SUNDAY DECEMBER 29, 1985 Michael Graves' 1985 addition  of the Whitney Museum  presented an opportunity to investigate critical issues relating to the tradition of American architecture and its relationship between art. Storefront invited artists and architects to submit their visions of the Whitney Museum with drawings or models in creating a visual forum to discuss the above questions. The proposals addressed a museum's challenge to organize the physical...
Topics: Whitney Museum, Michael Graves, Call for Ideas, Drawings, Models, Display, Museum for American Art,...
THURSDAY NOVEMBER 20, 1986 – SATURDAY DECEMBER 27, 1986 November to December 1986:   To celebrate its fifth year of programming and its relocation to 97 Kenmare Street, Storefront for Art and Architecture presents a comprehensive review of its past projects, exhibitions, performances, and other programs hosted at its former space at 51 Prince Street. The exhibition features Homeless at. Home, Adam’s House in Paradise, After Tilted Arc, and Centers by Lebbeus Woods, among many others. Works...
Topics: Fifth Year, Programming, Relocation, 97 Kenmare, 51 Prince, Group Exhibition, Lebbeus Woods
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by Enric Miralles, Carme Pinós
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TUESDAY JANUARY 16, 1990 – SATURDAY FEBRUARY 10, 1990 Three Projects 1985–90  presented works of  Barcelona-based architects Enric Miralles and Carme Pinós, two  designers well known in Europe at the time but were relatively unfamiliar to the American audience.  The show includes  a series of drawings, models, and photographs of the two's recent works.
Topics: Barcelona, Drawings, Models, Photographs
WEDNESDAY MARCH 31, 1999 – SATURDAY MAY 1, 1999 Co-curated by Linda Pollak and landscape architect Paula Meijerink,  Landscape Architect  presents an overview of Yves Brunier’s collages of landscape architecture proposals. Throughout his brief career, curtailed by his sudden death at age 29  in 1991 , Brunier reinvented the notion of the garden in the city, illustrating his ideas with imaginative  collages .
Topics: Landscape, Collage, Garden, City, Imagination
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by Ines Schaber, Jörg Stollman
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Topics: Ines Schaber, Jörg Stollman
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by Sze Tsung Leong
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THURSDAY JUNE 10, 2004 – SATURDAY JULY 31, 2004 Artist Sze Tsung Leong’s work examines the spatial consequences of rapid urban development in China. The photographs in History Images reveal the seemingly instantaneous disappearance and appearance of huge swaths of urban fabric, or in some cases, entire cities. Leong records the precise historical moment of these places, such as the Xuanwu District of Beijing, where Ming and Qing Dynasty courtyard houses, were to be demolished to make the...
Topics: Urban Development, Demolition, Photography, Urban, Cities, Dynasty, China, Ming, Qing, Three Gorges...
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by Luca Pizzorno
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THURSDAY FEBRUARY 5, 1987 – SATURDAY FEBRUARY 28, 1987 Luca Pizzorno’s installation centers around composed cut-outs wrought from discarded tin pieces and sheet metal. The shape of the figures referenced figures in Egyptian, Mayan, African, and Etruscan mythologies with an elegant and simple style. Like many other works of urban primitivists, Pizzorno’s installations call for a re-examination of the role of ancient archetypes play in contemporary psychic landscape.
Topics: Installation, Cut-Outs, Found Material, Figures, Mythology, Ancient, Psychic
THURSDAY MARCH 24, 1988 – SATURDAY APRIL 23, 1988 The Dissipation of Our Bodies Into the City  is the first gallery exhibition in the United States by the Austrian architecture office Coop Himmelb(l)au. Their work incorporated criticism, sculpture, prose, poems, urban planning, manifestos, projects, actions, statements, sketches, and commentary to support experimentations in space. The exhibition included photographs of their three previous projects,  a series of large photocopy-based...
Topics: Austra, Photographs, Drawings, Collages, Brlueprint
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by Peter Cook, Christine Hawley
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THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 8, 1988 – SATURDAY OCTOBER 8, 1988 The exhibition  Metamorphosis  showcased three projects by UK- based architects Peter Cook and Christine Hawley. Selected works include  Way Out West  by Peter Cook, a housing project in Berlin;  Burnt Iron-Rotting Wood , a housing project by Hawley for the London's suburban Peckham; The Glass Museum , an art center designed for the town of Lagen, Germany, is a collaboration between the two architects. The exhibition is as much about...
Topics: Housing, Berlin, London, Collaboration
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TUESDAY DECEMBER 11, 2007 – SATURDAY DECEMBER 22, 2007 Opening Reception: Tuesday, December 11th 6:30pm  AFTER PARTY @ Obivia  9pm There are more than 300 Chinatowns around the world today. Many have disappeared, with new ones are born each year. Storefront for Art and Architecture, in association with Chinatown Film Festival New York, offered a tour of the Chinatowns around the world. Despite clichés, Chinatowns are defined by their differences as much as their similarities. Some are...
Topics: Chinatown, World, Chinatown Film Festival, New York, San Francisco, London, Dubai, Glasgow,...
WEDNESDAY JANUARY 23, 2008 – SATURDAY MARCH 8, 2008 In the summer of 2006, photographer  Ramak Fazel  set out on a road trip to visit every Capitol Building in the 50 US states. Beginning in his hometown of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Fazel toured the United States with the purpose of photographically documenting the capitol building of each state and the everyday lives of the people in and around it. In a rented van, used both as a traveling home and studio, Fazel visited 49 of the state capitals...
Topics: Capitol Building, United States, Stamp, Postcard, Travel, Van, Photograph, Trip, FBI, Police,...
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TUESDAY NOVEMBER 18, 2008 – TUESDAY DECEMBER 23, 2008 Change rarely follows sanctioned plot lines. Rather it often pivots around hoax, hyperbole, and stray details. These phantom turning points are not easily taxonomized or moralized within orthodox political logic. We expect the right story—an epic binary tale of enemies and innocents, when it is often the wrong story—a little epidemic of rumor and duplicity—that rules the world.  Still, the fact that most pigs are wearing lipstick...
Topics: Keller Easterling, Hoax, Change, Political, Truth, Dissensus, Collected Artifacts, Logic, Utopian
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by Smith-Miller + Hawkinson
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SATURDAY MAY 8, 1993 – TUESDAY JUNE 8, 1993 This exhibition presents models, drawings, and other materials from four architectural projects: Suspension at La Guardia Airport, Altered Residence for a Neurobiologist, Imperfect Utopia: A Park for the New World, and Un-Occupied Territory: An Economic Ecology. The spatial arrangement within the gallery  was intended to raise questions around issues of contingency, interval, and discontinuity.
Topics: Models, Drawings, Projects, Contingency, Interval, Discontinuity
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SATURDAY NOVEMBER 19, 1994 – SATURDAY DECEMBER 31, 1994 Domestic Arrangement , Andrea Blum’s first solo show in New York City, presents a group of works that use furniture to explore the relationship between public and private space. Moving away from large public projects that have a direct sociological and/or historical relationship with the site, Blum investigates sites and their audience on a more intimate scale. She chooses to examine the psycho-social behaviors through the iconography...
Topics: Solo Show, Furniture, Public and Private, Intimate, Scale, Design
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by Komar & Melamid
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SATURDAY APRIL 8, 1995 – TUESDAY MAY 9, 1995 Between War and Peace  is an exhibition dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the end of World War II. At the end of the war and at the beginning of the U.N. era in 1945 was a final meeting between Winston Churchill, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and Josef Stalin. The exhibition was inspired by an old photograph of  the world’s leaders  on the occasion. Fifty years later, Komar and Melamid returned to the image and incorporated it into their...
Topics: 50th Anniversary, WWII, U.N., 1945, Winston Churchill, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Joseph Stalin,...
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 15, 1995 – SATURDAY OCTOBER 28, 1995 City Museum  consists of a series of works that explore the relationship between the city and the cultural industry; between tourism and spectacle. It also examines the status of monuments in a society where memory is no longer embedded in stone or bronze but reside elsewhere. 
Topics: Cultural Industry, Tourism, Monument, New York
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by Victoria Milne, Kiki Smith
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TUESDAY FEBRUARY 13, 1996 – MONDAY APRIL 8, 1996 Martine Bedin, Constantin Boym, Joel Fisher, Tom Joyce, Beth Katleman, Raimund Kummer, Laurene Leon, Ted Muehling, Martin Puryear, Pino Signoretto, Richard Tuttle  Curators: Victoria Milne and Kiki Smith  Exhibition designers: Operatives, Inc. (Paul Lewis, Peter Pelsinski, Marc Tsurumaki) The Pull of Beauty , curated by Victoria Milne and Kiki Smith, examines the role of decoration and ornament in modern design. It posits the existence of...
Topics: Martine Bedin, Constantin Boym, Joel Fisher, Tom Joyce, Beth Katleman, Raimund Kummer, Laurene...
THURSDAY MARCH 3, 1983 – WEDNESDAY MARCH 30, 1983 Leonid Sokov’s exhibition  ? and ! , or  Question and Exclamation  is an investigation of the creative human behavior via the two punctuation marks. According to the artist, the two marks the capacity and the will of the human thought in questioning or exclaiming. Leonid Sokov, an artist of Russian origin, identified these two symbols as fundamental reference points in understanding the creative tradition of his people. This notion became...
Topics: Question and Exclamation, Human Thought, Symbol, Russian, Sculpture
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TUESDAY APRIL 8, 1997 – SATURDAY MAY 24, 1997 The idea for the exhibition  Liminal Bodies  evolved from the work of Raoul Bunschoten and CHORA, a non-profit London-based organization focuses on urban studies. O ften commissioned by universities, architects, community groups and civic authorities,  t he two's had conducted research in developing new models and positions, with specific analysis on the state of urban environments in the 1990s. Their work ranges from theoretical...
Topics: Non-Profit, University, Community, Civic, 1990s, Theoretical, Educational, Cultural, Urban
TUESDAY OCTOBER 13, 1998 – MONDAY JANUARY 11, 1999 In conjunction with the exhibition  Premises: Invested Spaces in Visual Arts, Architecture and Design from France, 1958–98  at the Guggenheim Museum, Storefront presented a site-specific installation by artist Claude Lèvêque. The exhibition proposed a speculative and thematic approach to the past forty years of artistic and architectural practices concerning notions of site, territory, and the built environment.
Topics: Guggenheim, France, Site, Territory, Built Environment
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by Anthony Dunne, Ron Arad, Sebastian Bergne, Nigel Coates, Nick Crosbie, Tom Dixon, Wayne Hemingway, Morag Myerscough, Fiona Raby
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SATURDAY MAY 15, 1999 – SATURDAY JUNE 26, 1999 The exhibition  Zuppa Inglese -  or “English soup,” a popular Italian dessert - explores the ideas, approaches, and inspirations of eight British designers whose disciplines range from architecture, fashion, and graphics to furniture and product design. Featured designers include Dunne & Raby, Tom Dixon, Sebastian Bergne, Nick Crosbie, Nigel Coates, Wayne Hemingway, Morag Myerscough, and Ron Arad. The exhibition provides insight for...
Topics: British, Designers, Fashion, Graphic Design, Furniture Design, Product Design, Inspiration, 1990s,...
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by Julia Mandle
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THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 16, 1999 – SATURDAY OCTOBER 2, 1999 Six Square  is a site-specific dance performance conceived by Brooklyn-based experimental arts company J Mandle Performance. It turned Storefront inside-out. Dancers manipulated the positions of the rotating façade panels as they navigated between the threshold of the gallery. This spatial investigation was also prevalent in the multi-layered costumes worn by the dancers. Similar to the panels, the dancers' costumes were also...
Topics: Performance, Inside/ Outside, Panels, Façade, Threshold, Costume, Interior/ Exterior
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by Beatriz Colomina, Dennis Dollens, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, Cindi Patton, Henry Urbach, Mark Wigley
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SATURDAY JUNE 18, 1994 – SATURDAY JULY 30, 1994 Jay Critchley, Michelle Fornabai, Rocco Giannetti, Benjamin Gianni, Blake Goble, Paul Halshofer, Gordon Brent Ingram, Martha Judge, Tom Kalin, Adam Kuby, Mao-Jung Lee, Paul Lewis, Jurgen Mayer, Brian McGrath, Mitchell Owen, Cindi Patton, Peter Pelsinski, Robert Ransick, Charles Renfro, REPOhistory, Mark Robbins, Maura Sheehan, Marc Tsurumaki, Greg Tuck, Mark Watkins  Curators: Beatriz Colomina, Dennis Dollens, Cindi Patton, Eve Kosofsky...
Topics: Jay Critchley, Michelle Fornabai, Rocco Giannetti, Benjamin Gianni, Blake Goble, Paul Halshofer,...
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by Bente Stokke
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WEDNESDAY JANUARY 18, 1989 – SUNDAY FEBRUARY 12, 1989 The Norwegian artist Bente Stokke’s choice of material is ash from a combustion plant. He wrote: “my motive for working / lies in the uncovering / of a space / which reveals itself / in shifts and layers of reality.” Stokke’s installations emerged from a found space and the idea that history is concealed in it. At Storefront, Stokke’s approach resulted in The Ship, a dramatic reappraisal of the gallery’s iconic wedge form....
Topics: Plant, Installation, Found Space, Ash, Ship, Wood, Craft, Shipbuilding, Scandinavian
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WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 22, 1989 – SUNDAY MARCH 19, 1989 Speed ’89  showcased selected drawings, models, and texts from Michael Webb’s selected projects, including “Just a House” (1989), “Rotating Garage House” (1988), “Temple Island” (1977– 78), “Drive-in House” (1970s), “Up and Over House” (1966), “House of Doors” (1964), and “Sin Palace” (1962–89).
Topics: Drawings, Models, Texts
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by Camilo Josú Vergara
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WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 6, 1991 – SATURDAY DECEMBER 21, 1991 The New American Ghetto  is a collaborative, multi-media project that addresses the crisis of public housing and urban community development in North American cities. The exhibition is based on photojournalist Camilo José Vergara's extensive research and documentation and the contributions from the Municipal Art Society, the Graduate School of Architecture at Columbia University, and Storefront. The show demonstrates how the so-called...
Topics: Housing Crisis, Community Development, Ghetto, North America, Urban Development, Homeless, Shelter,...
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WEDNESDAY JANUARY 18, 2006 – SATURDAY FEBRUARY 18, 2006 Ault and Beck’s exhibition  Information  investigated the production of poverty within the U.S. Based on governmental data referring to measures of poverty over the last forty years as well as the increasing income gap,  Information  focused on systemic parameters for what constituted poverty as a socio-economic condition, with particular emphasis on the “poverty line.” In this context, the poverty line is understood as a...
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TUESDAY DECEMBER 12, 1995 – SATURDAY JANUARY 27, 1996 Jean Nouvel’s Architecture Shop  attempts to recreate  the creative energy of  Jean Nouvel’s Parisian atelier   into a gallery setting . Racks of postcards, plastic tubes of posters, packets of slides, and books on Jean Nouvel’s buildings occupied Storefront’s gallery space during the exhibition. Beyond highlighting Nouvel’s architectural work, the show frequently referenced Storefront's surroundings - SoHo’s shopping...
Topics: Shop, Consumption, Paris, Atelier, Postcards, Posters, Slides, Books, SoHo
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